Michael Beasley: Alpha Wolf Is Still Years Away From Being a Marquee Player

November 23rd, 2010 by Timber Wolf Leave a reply »
The Minnesota Timberwolves have two promising stars in Kevin Love and Michael Beasley. On one hand, you have the game's best rebounder, and another you have a hybrid offensive machine. The best part is that they are both under the age of 22.

Promising yes. Flawless? No way in basketball heaven are these two complete players. The Timberwolves online community have raved about the Timberwolves having their first alpha dog or "wolf," mainly being a player that can create his own shot and hit shots in the clutch.

This 21-year-old freak of skills has all of the intangibles to become a marquee player in the NBA, but he still has a long way to go, and it has become highly apparent in the last few games that Beasley's game is still growing.

Lets focus on the things that Beasley has to work on.

Shot Selection

Yes, Beasley can hit from all over the court, but it's when he shoots it is what upsets me at times. Sometimes Beasley get's it going and hits everything possible, but sometimes he forces it at the wrong time.

Don't get me wrong, he's a deadeye mid-range shooter, but as we've seen many times in the NBA, even the best d ...

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